Certification: National Board Certification - Early and Middle Childhood Certificate - Art

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The requirements for National Board Certification in the field of Early Childhood and Middle Childhood/Art are organized into the following nine standards: Goals of Art Education; Knowledge of Students as Learners; Equity and Diversity; Content of Art; Curriculum and Instruction; Instructional Resources and Technology; Learning Environments; Collaboration with Families, Schools, and Communities; and Assessment, Evaluation, and Reflection on Teaching and Learning . The ordering of the standards is designed to facilitate understanding, not to assign priorities.

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The certification corresponds to a specialty within a recognized occupation. For example, Oncology Nurse and Pediatric Nurse are specialties within the nursing field, so Certified Oncology Nurse and Certified Pediatric Nurse would be classified as specialty certifications.